October 2014 – April 2015
Early Bird Savings! Until January 15th, 2014 we have lowered the cost of the cruise for each cabin category. Please do not wait if you know you want to go!!
The cruise will be on Norwegian Cruise Line on the Pearl from October 25 through 30, 2014. With 16 delicious dining options, 13 bars and lounges, casino, spa, pools, fitness center, and so much more, the Pearl is a destination of her own.
Included again in our program is a complimentary bottle of wine per cabin each evening to be enjoyed. This year we have partnered with KENDALL-JACKSONand their family of wines. Included will be Kendall-Jackson, Byron Santa Barbara, Avant, Edmeades and Murphy-Goode.
Joining us from KENDALL-JACKSON is the Executive Chef at Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates, chef Justin Wangler. KENDALL-JACKSON will be sending along winemakers and sommelier’s to delight and educate you on wine and food and wine pairing.
And back by popular demand is internationally recognized chef, educator, and author, chef John Ash.
Last year, World Classic Rockers blew the pool deck up with their repertoire of original hits from Boston, Journey, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Santana and Steppenwolf. They are coming back!! They will be joined by the legendary 70′s rock band America, performing their Grammy winning hits “A Horse With No Name” and “Ventura Highway.” Also joining us will be Chris Mann, who boasts a wildly eclectic assortment of songs, ranging from Willie Nelson’s “Always on My Mind” and Lady Antebellum’s “Need You Now” to “Ave Maria” and Damien Rice’s “The Blowers’ Daughter,” with the latter featuring a special guest appearance from Christina Aguilera. Just added The Music of ABBA – ARRIVAL from Sweden tribute band.
At this time, we are still busy putting together our onboard program that will consist of Wine and Food hosted dinners, Culinary School classes, Wine and Art classes, Mixology classes, which will feature the newest “it thing.” … craft beer cocktails and so much more! Wine tasting for small groups will also be offered.
We hope that you will be able to join us again in 2014! Book now as this offer is only good until January 15th, 2014. Sign up today!
Join me for a fun hands-on cooking class at Ramekins Culinary School!
Dried fava Bean Soup with Sumac and Smoked Olive Oil
Warm Chicory Salad with Wild Mushrooms and Pancetta Vinaigrette
Pan-Roasted Venison with Blackberry Sage Sauce
Apple & Walnut Brown Butter Cake with Tangerine Caramel Sauce
The Ranch provides a setting for change and renewal, and we hand the keys to you. The day’s choices are all yours to make…and many are wonderful to behold. Be sure to consider them all as equally important: food, nutrition, exercise, rest and relaxation, education, expression… and above all, taking in the beauty of our untrammeled natural world that welcomes you “home again” to your true, rested, and reenergized self. – See more at: http://www.rancholapuerta.com/come-to-the-ranch/first-time-visitors/#sthash.vpij3OiL.dpuf
Korean Chicken Wings
Chicken and Shrimp Meatball Soup
Turkey Breast Picatta
Frisee Salad with Fried Eggs and Maple Roasted Bacon
This class will be in honor of birds and Chef John Ash’s new cookbook, Culinary Birds: The Ultimate Poultry Cookbook. We’ll have the chef new cookbook on hand, purchase it in class and have it autographed!
Chef John Ash is a James Beard award-winning author, teacher, and restaurateur. He co-hosts a weekly food and wine radio talk show, The Good Food Hour, broadcast in Sonoma County and teaches cooking classes at various cooking schools, including the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, California. He lives in Santa Rosa, California.